Project Management Jobs In Kenya

Project Coordinator-Policy & Advocacy CASCADE At Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time , Hybrid
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProject Management 
  • The programme has two strategic objectives: it aims to increase access to and consumption of healthy diets, as well as increasing the resilience of households to economic and climate change-related shocks across in three counties in Kenya. The project aims at doing this through contribution to the improvement of the food and nutrition policy environment in Kenya. The programme will galvanize government towards policy change and accountability.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Support the implementation of the policy aspects for the CASCADE project.
  • Review and synthesize key government food and nutrition related policy documents necessary to deliver project commitments.
  • In consultation with the Head of Policy and Advocacy, develop project implementation plans and update key project documents as well as reporting project achievements.
  • Contribute to drafting reports, policy papers and briefs, factsheets and other documents which synthesize GAIN learnings, values and priorities.
  • Monitor, attend and engage to represent GAIN, where appropriate, in key national-level and country-level policy fora and meetings.
  • In consultation with the Head of Policy and Advocacy, develop project implementation plan for the CACADE, project and other policy related work.
  • Support the Head of Policy and Advocacy in engaging with the key stakeholders in government, private sector, UN, donors and civil society including academia, media, and other development practitioners; to improve support for GAIN’s mission and increase resources allocated to nutrition in Kenya.
  • Synthesize and disseminate knowledge and evidence from GAIN Kenya programmes that can help drive the policy and influencing agenda for nutritious and safe food in Kenya.
  • Support the development and implementation of key advocacy tools (e.g. Budget tracking tools, Score cards, public participation tools, power analysis tools).

About you

  • The ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience in policy research and communication within an advocacy-oriented context, either within an NGO, government or policy context. Strong experience in partnership building and brokering between business and other stakeholders, with a strong record of negotiation. Proven knowledge of business models including experience in working with mechanisms that catalyze business partnerships and investments.
  • The postholder should demonstrate ability to review literature and documentation to turn complex technical and project reports into clear stories/ coherent position papers. Ability to analyze food and nutrition security policy debates and contribute to drafting papers in line with GAIN’s strategic priorities. Demonstrate experience in policy and/or budget advocacy, strategic planning, and project management.
  • You should have experience working with stakeholders from civil society, government, donors at national and international level . The ideal candidate should have an education background in a relevant field such as bachelor’s or master’s degree level in public policy, international relations, law or related field.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) on www.gainhealth.org to apply.

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